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Magnitude 6.3 quake off Canada's west coast
By JEREMY HAINSWORTH
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- A magnitude 6.3 earthquake has struck off the west coast of Canada but no damages have been reported and no tsunami warning has been issued.
Natural Resources Canada said the tremor occurred Wednesday night off Vancouver Island in the Pacific ocean, 85 miles (137 kilometers) southwest of Port Alice, British Columbia.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said the quake was not expected to generate a tsunami.
A magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck off the west coast of Canada on Oct. 28, but there were no reports of major damage. Residents in some communities in British Columbia were evacuated, but the province escaped the biggest quake in Canada since 1949 unscathed.
A 7.4-magnitude earthquake rocked Guatemala earlier Wednesday, killing at least 48 people in two provinces.
Posted: Thursday, November 8 2012, 07:14 PM CST
IN OKLAHOMA NEWS
Condolences from Russian president to Oklahomans
May 23, 2013 00:07 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The president of Russia is offering condolences to Oklahomans in the aftermath of a deadly tornado that hit Moore.
A statement for the White House Security Council says President Vladimir Putin offered condolences and unspecified assistance after Russia's Security Council Secretary met Wednesday with President Barack Obama.
Monday's tornado left at least 24 dead and more than 300 injured. The dead includes 10 children -- including seven who died when the twister destroyed Plaza Tower Elementary School.
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From the FOX 25 First Forecast Center..Hello everyone...It's a nice evening weather wise with clear skies, pleasant temps and light winds. However our next front / upper disturbance coming in next couple of days with more clouds, scattered showers and t'storms and mild temps for May. ...
Bernanke signals Fed to maintain stimulus efforts
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Chairman Ben Bernanke is telling Congress that the U.S. job market remains weak and that it is too soon for the Federal Reserve to end its extraordinary stimulus programs.
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By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ
AP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) -- When the Dow first crossed 14,000, investors were overjoyed. ...
IN THE NEWS: TEENS MOVING TO TWITTER TO DODGE PARENTS, OTHER BORES
WASHINGTON (AP) -- If you're one of those parents who are on Facebook in part to keep an eye on what your kids are up to -- here's a news flash: your kids are on to you and have moved to Twitter.
DOG BEACH WEAR
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- From bikinis to Hawaiian shirts -- it's time to gear up for the beach.